Robin Middelanis

Doctoral Researcher

Robin Middelanis is a PhD student in Research Department 4 - Complexity Science.
He is member of the working group Numerical analysis of global economic impacts and co-developer of acclimate.


Working Group

Curriculum Vitae

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

since 2020
PhD Student
with Prof. Dr. Anders Levermann
at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
2017 - 2019
Studies of Computer Science (M.Sc., Dual Degree)
with the thesis "An Evaluation of Layer Transferability for Temporal Convolutional Networks"
supervised by Prof. Dr. Guillaume Pierre
from EIT Digital Master School
at Technical University of Berlin, Germany
and University of Rennes 1, France
2015 - 2017
Development Engineer - Electrics / Electronics
at Mercedes-Benz R&D, Daimler AG
2012 - 2015
Studies of Mechatronics (B.Eng., Cooperative Study Program)
at DHBW Stuttgart/Horb
with Daimler AG

Robin's research is focused on short- and long-term dynamics of shock propagation in the global supply network induced by climate extremes. His interests include agent-based modeling, network analysis and artificial intelligence and their use to better understand global economic impacts of weather extremes and climate change.

  • B.J.J.M. van den Hurk, M. Baldissera, A. Ciullo, L. Coulter, S. Dessai, E. Ercin, H. Goulart, R. Hamed, S. Hochrainer-Stigler, E. Koks, P. Kubiczek, A. Levermann, R. Mechler, M. van Meersbergen, B. Mester, R. Middelanis, K. Minderhoud, J. Mysniak, S. Nirandjan, A. Orlov, C. Otto, P. Sayers, J. Sillmann, J. Schewe, T. G. Shepherd, D. Stuparu, T. Vogt, K. Witpas. Climate impact storylines for assessing socio-economic responses to remote events. Climate Risk Management (submitted). ssnr: CLRM-D-22-00088.